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POV44: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families by Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families, total (10)
54,450 5,086 9.3 44,281 2,504 5.7 3,069 532 17.3 7,100 2,050 28.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
43,312 3,639 8.4 35,169 1,782 5.1 2,448 382 15.6 5,694 1,475 25.9
      Inside principal cities 12,184 1,293 10.6 9,513 619 6.5 771 115 14.9 1,901 559 29.4
      Outside principal cities 31,128 2,347 7.5 25,656 1,164 4.5 1,678 267 15.9 3,793 916 24.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,138 1,447 13.0 9,112 722 7.9 621 150 24.2 1,406 574 40.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
10,293 762 7.4 8,339 403 4.8 562 60 10.6 1,392 300 21.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,843 610 6.9 7,169 335 4.7 475 46 9.7 1,199 229 19.1
      Inside principal cities 1,679 201 12.0 1,299 116 8.9 127 16 12.8 253 69 27.3
      Outside principal cities 7,164 409 5.7 5,870 219 3.7 348 30 8.6 946 160 16.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,451 152 10.5 1,171 68 5.8 87 14 15.7 193 71 36.6
Midwest 14,425 1,389 9.6 11,599 626 5.4 858 154 18.0 1,967 609 31.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,427 896 8.6 8,377 393 4.7 629 97 15.4 1,420 406 28.6
      Inside principal cities 2,826 323 11.4 2,168 138 6.4 180 29 16.3 478 156 32.7
      Outside principal cities 7,600 573 7.5 6,209 255 4.1 449 68 15.1 943 250 26.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,998 493 12.3 3,222 233 7.2 229 57 25.0 547 203 37.1
South 19,178 2,036 10.6 15,711 1,030 6.6 1,039 224 21.6 2,428 782 32.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,827 1,386 9.3 12,120 682 5.6 795 157 19.8 1,912 547 28.6
      Inside principal cities 4,061 437 10.8 3,187 197 6.2 234 46 19.5 640 195 30.4
      Outside principal cities 10,766 949 8.8 8,933 485 5.4 562 112 19.9 1,271 352 27.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,351 650 14.9 3,591 348 9.7 244 67 27.3 516 235 45.6
West 10,553 899 8.5 8,631 446 5.2 610 94 15.4 1,313 358 27.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 9,216 747 8.1 7,503 373 5.0 550 81 14.8 1,163 293 25.2
      Inside principal cities 3,619 331 9.1 2,859 168 5.9 230 24 10.4 530 139 26.3
      Outside principal cities 5,597 416 7.4 4,644 205 4.4 320 58 18.0 634 154 24.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,337 152 11.3 1,127 73 6.5 61 13 (B) 149 65 43.9

Division (31)
 
New England
3,124 229 7.3 2,507 108 4.3 170 18 10.7 447 103 23.0
Middle Atlantic 7,169 533 7.4 5,832 294 5.0 391 42 10.6 946 197 20.8
East North Central 9,790 937 9.6 7,796 397 5.1 607 104 17.1 1,388 436 31.4
West North Central 4,634 452 9.8 3,804 229 6.0 252 51 20.1 579 173 29.9
South Atlantic 10,321 1,016 9.8 8,480 528 6.2 543 97 17.8 1,298 391 30.1
East South Central 3,777 515 13.6 3,064 250 8.2 229 69 30.3 485 196 40.3
West South Central 5,079 505 9.9 4,168 252 6.0 267 58 21.8 644 195 30.3
Mountain 3,959 360 9.1 3,267 189 5.8 211 30 14.3 481 141 29.4
Pacific 6,594 539 8.2 5,363 257 4.8 400 64 16.0 832 217 26.1

Poverty Footnotes


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